Tag Archives: Pennsylvania

Friendship Quilts: A Gift of Remembrance

Oak Reel block dated 1846, Enoch and Mary Worrall quilt, dated 1850. (Starley Quilt Collection)

by Maxine Carter-Lome, Publisher In the summer of 1854, inside an enormous four-story brick house at the corner of Main and Andover in Ludlow, Vermont, Ella-Elizabeth Spaulding joyously prepared for her approaching wedding and move west. Ellen, as she was called by all her friends and family, thought back to those exciting spring days several […]

Morphy Auctions' March 2018 Premier Firearms Sale

Morphy Auctions' March 2018 Premier Firearms Sale

Morphy Auctions’ March 2018 Premier Firearms Sale to Feature Fine Collections of Guns, Edged Weapons, Headwear and Uniforms, And Other Collectible Militaria Categories Denver, Pennsylvania, February 13, 2018 – Morphy Auctions, the finest auction destination for fresh to the market collections, welcomes enthusiasts from around the world to this important sale to be held on […]

Collector's Showcase: August 2015

A Collection Unmatched Marc Edelman can remember visiting his aunt and uncle in Englewood Cliffs, NJ as a young boy and being fascinated by his aunt’s jar full of matchbooks from places that even today bring back fond memories. Fifty years later, that fascination with matchbooks and matchbook covers has not waned, turning an interest […]

Collector’s Showcase: April 2015

Collector’s Showcase: April 2015

Jadite Madness by Stephen Moniz It all started in 1970 when my father remarried and we were clearing out my stepmother’s apartment. In her front hall on an end table was a Jadite mug. I remembered this type of mug as the ones I would have hot chocolate in at the 5 and 10 cent […]

Historic East Berlin, PA, Antique Show, April 30, May 1-2, 2015

The 18th Historic East Berlin Antique Show will be the first event in a big antique weekend in the York, PA, area with an Early Buying Preview on April 30 from 5 to 8 p.m.  As always, the preview will feature fine Americana for collectors at all levels, exceptional refreshments and a relaxed small town […]

On the Road to… Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is a state rich in history, which extends to the many shops, shows, auction houses, museums, and events that showcase its heritage. ANTIQUE SHOWS, FLEA MARKETS & EVENTS 18th Century Artisan Show April 10-11, 2015 Bedford County Historical Society, Bedford, PA Up to 40 authentic 18th century vendors. Paintings, pottery, jewelry, silver, copper ware, […]

Bookshelf: Historic Architecture in West Philadelphia, 1789-1930s

Bookshelf: [amazon_link id=”0764337718″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Historic Architecture in West Philadelphia, 1789-1930s[/amazon_link] – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2012 By: Joseph Minardi Publisher: Schffer Publishing Pages: 192 Price: Hardcover $50 West of the Schuylkill River, what was once Blockley and Kingsessing Townships is now West Philadelphia. Here is a comprehensive look at the rich […]

Pennsylvania Doodle 4 Google Winners on Display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Pennsylvania Doodle 4 Google Winners on Display at the Philadelphia Museum of Art – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – August 2012   This summer, ten Pennsylvania State Finalists in the 2012 Doodle 4 Google contest will have their doodles exhibited in the Museum, in the Education Corridor, along with three different interactive stations […]